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WETA
Jan 22, 2013 6:30pm EST
in the debt ceiling that's been proposed by house republicans. the move to extend the nation's borrowing limit for three months is set to come to a vote tomorrow. and that news has reassured markets that the risk is fading that the u.s. will default on its debt for the first time in its history. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner said republicans were willing to suspend the debt ceiling for three months. sending democrats to act. >> it has been nearly four years since the senate has done a budget. most americans believe you don't do your job, you shouldn't get paid. that's the basis. no budget; no pay. it is time for the senate to act. >> reporter: the white house called the move by house republicans "significant," though the administration still argues a short-term extension of borrowing authority does not go far enough. >> what we support is a long- term raising of the debt ceiling so that we don't have any doubt or uncertainty for businesses or the global economy about the simple proposition that the united states always pays its bills. >> reporter: at a house hea
FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 1:00pm PST
ceiling crisis, at least for now. house republicans expect a vote twoness raise the government spending limit for another three months in hopes of giving lawmakers time to pass a federal budget. >> heather: a priest who suffered severe injuries in last summer's shooting rampage in a milwaukee temple is showing new signs of awareness. he's been largely unresponsive since the attack that claimed the lives of six others. >> gregg: baseball hall of famer earl weaver has died. he managed the baltimore orioles for 17 seasons. the cause of death has not as yet been determined. he was 82 years old. >> heather: those controversial full body scanners at the nation's airports are going away. the tsa removing the x-ray machines after coming under intense pressure by airline passengers who complained that their privacy is being violated. peter doocy reports from washington. >> the tsa told the maker of the scanning machines that took very revealing photos of air travelers to fix their software so flyers looked more like cartoons in those photos instead of naked adults. but that company couldn't do i
FOX News
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
against raising the debt ceiling and he made this beautiful speech, all of which is perfectly correct. it just now he is on the opposite side of the equation. it is a silly argument. bill: he went on to explain as he has see things differently as senator than president in the white house. >> of course you do. >> some conservatives argue this. i want to get your feeling on this. focus on the overspending. don't focus on the long-term debt. when you focus on the debt ceiling it makes the message more muddled and more difficult. do you agree a with that? >> that's correct. i really do. i think the debt ceiling is a beautiful tool to get the president and congress to agree and to compromise and work things out and to bring down spending. i think that is right. it shouldn't be used to close down the country. that is just another tool, another political compromise in negotiations and it is a beautiful tool for that to bring the two sides together to bring out something that is good for all of us. bill: jerry nadler, a congressman from here in new york. he was the one said it was being used
FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 3:00am PST
and the president says i was not going to negotiate on that. the debt ceiling is something you guys have voted on, already put all of these bills out there. we need to pay for the bills now. >> tucker: here is what the public says accord to go a fox news poll. 69% want the debt limit raised only after major cuts to federal spending, while 22% say, yes, raise that debt limit, it's reckless not to. the problem is that spending, this is not a figment of anyone's imagination, not a talking point. it's a math question to anyone with google and a handout calculator. the debt is out of control. 16.4, but keep in mind that's an official made up, that's washington accounting, that does not take into account any of the liabilities attached to entitlement spending, so we've promised seniors medicaid and medicare. and promised seniors social security and those are debts and they're not included in the debt number. >> and tucker, isn't it astounding that the republicans who dug in their heels the last time around, when there was a big debt ceiling debate and this time around they said we're not going to give
FOX Business
Jan 16, 2013 8:00pm EST
with the president on the debt ceiling. you know, what are we doing about the kids that you care so much about? neil: you know, charlie, you represent young people to get their minds attune to what's going on, and the possibility, that their share of this burden will be greater, and what reaction do you get from other young folks when they hear you say that? >> a lot of young people nowadays do not care. when you saw in november when the election was framed on social issues, they won't think about this. we are trying to use the kids, lack of a better term, as the national props why the politicians are stealing the money. my generation is going to inherit so much money that we never had a chance to earn. we have to pay that off through working extra hours and standard of living will be lower because of that. neil: your generation, guys like your age and my daughter's age or you're a little older than those showcased today, but not a lot older. you are their big brothers and sisters, and you are trying to send a message to the president that, look, this is something that bears attention as well. when
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
and debt ceiling, poverty is expanding. 50 million in poverty. food insecure, unemployed, and the disparity keeps growing, plus an impact of violence. so those issues must be confronted in this second go-round. >> how does the president go about doing that? i made the point in the last, before the last break that the president, at least at that point, had both houses of congress under his belt with a democrat majority. he doesn't have that anymore. can he put forward legislation, ideology, issues to help reduce that polarization? >> you know what, lyndon johnson opened up the war on immigration in appalachia. most poor people are white, female and young, and black and brown hunger hurts. 50 million, these people are malnourished, homeless or wandering. they're unbankable, therefore they're driven into expensive loan arrangements. they are poor. they cannot send their children to school. they cannot dream. 50 million more very close to them, this impact of growing poverty and racial polarization and violence is a hell of a combination, and i would think that now we must in substance take a h
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
not support raising the debt ceiling without reducing government spending statement. wendell, a government shut down, is that something that really might happen? neither side is ready to blink yet. he has laid out they are ready to compromise if possible that could lead to a government shut down although probably not right away. president obama suggested right before the u.s. the people at home might be told they have to wait for their money. >> if congressional republicans refuse to pay america's bills on time social security checks and veteran's benefits will be delayed. we may not be able to pay our military air traffic controllers specialist who track down lose nuclear materials wouldn't get their paychecks. >> that's not default but credit agencies would likely downgrade america's rating that would raise the cost of borrowing money. ben bernanke says it's very, very important congress avoid this. >> republicans know it is not the first thing that would come from not paying all of our bills. from their view ever increasing debt is not an answer. house speaker john boehner says the cons
KRON
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
the responsibility on me to raise the debt ceiling i'm happy to do it. >> pam: the president is also warning republicans to not insist on spending cuts in exchange for rasing the debt limit. the government could run out of money and shut down in march if a deal is not reached. >> former president george h-w bush is out of the hospital for the first time in nearly two months. he was discharged today. after spending several weeks being treated for bronchitis, a bacterial infection and a persistent cough his spokesman said. bush is able to go home without any special medication, but he will do physical therapy, doctors said. the 88-year-old former president said he's "deeply grateful" to the doctors and nurses who took care of him and for all the cards and well-wishes. >> jacqueline: take a look these temperatures. the low 40's. 45 in daly city. 40's in vallejo. the livermore airport. as we look ahead for the next few days. 20's and 30's. we are going to be a little bit warmer in the afternoon wednesday morning, things will be a little bit warmer. and for the afternoon temperatures. low 50s for
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
to negotiate with republicans about raising the debt ceiling. >> if the republicans in congress have made a decision that they want to shut down the government in order to get their way, then they have a vote in the house of representatives to do that. >> the problem, that's what they say they're going to do. great to see you birthday. david, the president himself saying, i acknowledge it, a government shut-down is a possibility. cathy mcmorris rogers of washington state told politico, i think it's possible we would shut down the government. so here we are, we're getting to a problem. treasury secretary tim gietner said mid-february/march is as far as he can go. who blinks first? >> this is like one of the situations in the monkey cage at the zoo where the monkeys bang their chole their chests and look as powerful as possible. the president is escalating this situation. no 14th amendment option. do it my way or we plunge the public credit of the united states into bankruptcy. and the republicans are responding equivalently by saying to the president, we're not scared. we're not scared of
NBC
Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
on capitol hill with more on that and the eternal tug of war over the debt ceiling. good morning. >> seems eternal at this point. that's the big issue here. they have to deal with that unfinished business first when it comes to superstorm sandy. $50 billion up to a vote today in immediate and long-term funding for those victims up and down the east coast. while there's some republican objection to spending this money without balancing that with some cuts somewhere, it looks like it will probably pass. speaking of cuts, we've got more spending cuts coming up march 1st if congress doesn't figure out what to do about the budget and the debt ceiling so we can borrow more money to pay off what we committed to spend. president obama says those are two separate issues. borrowing more and spending cuts. republicans disagree. the president says you can't use one as a bargaining chip for the other. it may delay social security and veterans benefits checks but republicans insist these issues are linked. we'll see how that debate continues to play out as the president gets ready to release his report
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
to a lot of the big fights on the fiscal cliff and debt ceiling that conservatives who are in the majority want to cut federal spending and they'll do it however they need to. >> understood. dana bash, thanks so much. >>> practice makes perfect even on the steps of the u.s. capitol. rehearsals have been under way complete with stand-ins for the first family. president obama will take his oath twice. on sunday, january 20th, he'll use first lady michelle obama's family bible. and on monday during the public ceremony, he'll use two other bibles. one of them belonged to president lincoln. it's the same one will be used in 2009 during the inauguration. the second bible belongs to civil rights leader dr. martin luther king jr. king's son joins me now from washington. we're so glad you're here. >> thank you. i'm honored to be here today. >> you wrote an op-ed, even your description of the bible is touching. you say it's faded and some of the pages are torn. tell us how your father, dr. king, used that bible. >> well, number one, we found that when he was pastoring or preparing a sermon, his firs
Search Results 64 to 81 of about 82 (some duplicates have been removed)